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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • NTSB: Plane climbed, turned in unexpectedly before crash

    A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says a private plane that crashed in central Illinois early Tuesday, killing seven, climbed and turned in an unexpected direction before plunging into a farm field. Investigator Todd Fox said...
  • Helicopter crash survivor sues, claiming pilot was using FaceTime

    The survivor of a December helicopter crash is suing the deceased pilot's estate and the flight school, claiming the pilot was using a video-calling app on his cellphone while at the controls of the aircraft. Jonathan Desouza, 25, a student pilot, and...
  • Year after Blue Line crash, fired train operator says 'I'm out here struggling'

    Year after Blue Line crash, fired train operator says 'I'm out here struggling'
    The CTA said it will rebuild a damaged escalator at the O'Hare station in the spring, a year after a Blue Line train crash injured more than 30 riders and destroyed the escalator. At about 2:49 a.m., March 24, 2014, a Blue Line train traveling 26...
  • NTSB releases cockpit transcript in plane crash that killed Inquirer co-owner

    NTSB releases cockpit transcript in plane crash that killed Inquirer co-owner
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pilots employed by Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz rarely conducted full preflight checks before taking off in his private jet, and didn't do so the night it crashed and killed seven people, according to documents...
  • NTSB: Full flight checks rare for pilots in crash killing 7

    Documents made public by a federal agency show the pilots in a plane crash last year in Massachusetts that killed seven people rarely conducted full preflight checks. The documents released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday also...
  • Illinois State Basketball Players, Coaches Mourn Victims Of Plane Crash

    Illinois State Basketball Players, Coaches Mourn Victims Of Plane Crash
    NORMAL, Ill. — A news conference at Illinois State University to discuss the seven school officials and fans who died in a plane crash while returning from the NCAA Tournament became a tearful, moving memorial Wednesday. The National...
  • Small plane crashes after NCAA title game, killing ISU coach

    A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball coach and a deputy athletics...
  • PUC to vote on record $1.6-billion fine for PG&E in San Bruno blast

    PUC to vote on record $1.6-billion fine for PG&E in San Bruno blast
    California utility regulators are poised to hit Pacific Gas & Electric Co. with a record-high, $1.6-billion penalty for negligence leading to the deadly natural gas explosion in San Bruno. The penalty, if approved in a Thursday vote of the Public...
  • 2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash

    2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash
    Two members of Illinois State University's athletic department were among the seven people killed when their small plane crashed near the Bloomington airport while returning from the NCAA basketball championship game in Indianapolis, authorities said....
  • NTSB cites Galena derailment in push for safer railroad tank cars

     NTSB cites Galena derailment in push for safer railroad tank cars
    Federal officials Monday called for the urgent replacement of railroad tank cars to make them more fire-resistant in the event of an incident like last month's fiery derailment near Galena of a train hauling crude oil. The current rail car fleet...
  • Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash

    Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball...